[Greasemonkey] Question: what would happen if Greasemonkey sentthe ID of every applicable user script with each request?

Mark Pilgrim pilgrim at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 11:58:23 EDT 2005


On 4/29/05, Matthew Gertner <matthew at allpeers.com> wrote:
> At the same time, I still think that it would be a good idea to let site
> operators know what is going on in the client. Maybe it would be useful to
> separate GM usage into two categories: a) blocking ads and b) everything
> else. The former is already a battlefield, and GM is just a new weapon that
> doesn't do anything substantial to change the overall game rules. For
> scripts in category b), however, I think it would be a good thing if sites
> knew they were running and could take appropriate action (like preventing
> them from doing anything harmful if the site structure changes).

Replace the words "harmful if the site structure changes" with
"absolutely anything the content producer didn't approve of, was
scared of, or didn't like for any reason whatsoever or no reason at
all."

-- 
Cheers,
-Mark


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